New releases from Chopard, Maen, Bremont and more New releases from Chopard, Maen, Bremont and more

New releases from Chopard, Maen, Bremont and more

Pietro Pilla

While we are all on the cusp of holiday vacations and time off, this has not slowed watch brands from unveiling last-minute entries ahead of the gift-giving season. Below are ten highlight watch debuts from the last seven days.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon High Jewellery

vacheron constantin overseas tourbillon high jewellery rubber strap

  • Vacheron Constantin outfits a white gold, blue-dialled Overseas Tourbillon with baguette-cut diamonds for the first time.
  • The Maltese cross-shaped bezel sports 60 gems, while the dial and buckle feature another nine and 16 diamonds, respectively.
  • The 42.5mm white gold case houses a 5.65mm tall tourbillon calibre with a peripheral winding rotor.

Learn more about the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon High Jewellery here.

Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Year of the Dragon

Chopard LUC XP Urushi Dragon

  • Next year will be the Year of the Dragon in the zodiac, and Chopard marks this with a new beautiful urushi lacquer dial.
  • Each dial takes over 20 hours of work and the artist behind this is Minori Koizumi, a Japanese craftsman specialising in the delicate Maki-e technique.
  • The golden dragon gracing the dial is housed in the L.U.C. XP case, measuring 39.50 mm, at just 6.80 mm thick.

Learn more about the Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Year of the Dragon here.

Andersen Geneve x BCHH Celestial Voyager Supersonic

Andersen Geneve BCHH Celestial Voyager Supersonic

  • The partnership between Andersen Geneve and Benjamin Chee Haute Horologerie gets a new dial design for a 20-piece limited edition.
  • At the centre of the world timer dial we find a champlevé enamel dial that depicts the Chrysler Building in New York and a Concorde flying next to it.
  • The distinctive guilloche blue-gold rotor visible through the back is decorated with a Concorde silhouette.

Learn more about the Andersen Geneve x BCHH Celestial Voyager Supersonic here.

Maen Manhattan 39 Ultrathin

Maen Manhattan 39 Ultrathin

  • The signature integrated bracelet of the Swedish brand Maen gets a makeover that makes it even thinner.
  • The ‘weight loss’ from 9.3mm to 6.9mm was achieved thanks to the utilisation of the manual-winding ETA 7001 movement.
  • The 2.5mm movement thick movement is fully decorated and visible through the sapphire case back.

Learn more about the Maen Manhattan 39 Ultrathin here.

Grand Seiko SBGW301 & SBGW305

Grand Seiko SBGW301 SBGW305

  • Grand Seiko has modified its 37mm Elegance case and crystal construction to improve serviceability.
  • The silver dial 2017 SBGW231 has been reborn as the SBGW301, and the ivory dial SBGW235 is reborn as the SBGW301.
  • The lugs have been re-engineered to accommodate the new ‘beads of rice’ bracelet, previously available only on some JDM models.

Learn more about the Grand Seiko SBGW301 & SBGW305 watches here.

Tusenö Shellback V2

Tusenö Shellback V2 black

  • The Swedish microbrand Tusenö updates its popular Shellback model for Christmas.
  • A new flat-link bracelet with on-the-fly micro-adjustment is a big new plus, as is the switch to a Sellita SW200 movement.
  • The dial features a sandwich construction with deeply recessed indices and a date window at 6 o’clock.

Learn more about the Tusenö Shellback V2 here.

Bremont MBIII Stealth Limited Edition

Bremont MBIII Stealth

  • While you don’t have to eject yourself from a stealth bomber to get this watch, this stealthy Martin-Baker collab watch gives off undeniable black ops vibes.
  • This particular configuration doesn’t immediately stand out thanks to its black DLC coating and tone-on-tone dial.
  • In typical pilot’s watch fashion, it’s not particularly compact, measuring 50mm lug-to-lug and 43mm in diameter for better legibility.

Learn more about the Bremont MBIII Stealth Limited Edition here.

echo/neutra Cortina 1956 GMT

ECHO NEUTRA CORTINA 1956 GMT FEATURE

  • This Italian microbrand presents its idea of a vintage-inspired GMT in three different dial configurations.
  • The fixed 24-hour bezel is colour-matched to the dial colour and features the brand’s signature mountain peaks at 12 o’clock.
  • Water resistant to 100 meters and available on three different straps, this is a real G.A.D.A watch.

Learn more about the echo/neutra Cortina 1956 GMT here.

TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 Online Exclusive

Tag Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 Online

  • A brightly coloured grooved dial arrives just in time for the Southern Hemisphere’s summer season.
  • While bright with diamonds, this 36mm timepiece remains a proper diving watch that is water resistant up to 300 meters.
  • The adjustable white rubber strap contrasts the black bezel that frames that lovely turquoise dial.

Learn more about the TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 – Online Exclusive here.

Bulova Sutton Mechanical Pocket Watch

Bulova Pocket Watch

  • While pocket watches have long been overshadowed by wristwatches, it seems that they are slowly coming back, with Bulova jumping on that train.
  • Introduced in the Sutton collection in two different configurations (silver or gold), it measures 50mm in diameter.
  • Despite being a pocket watch, the skeleton dials with Roman numerals retain the distinctive design language of the American brand.

Learn more about the Bulova Sutton Mechanical Pocket Watch here.